Driver Arrested after Fleeing from Trooper

By: WSAZ News Staff
By: WSAZ News Staff

GALLIA COUNTY, OHIO (WSAZ) -- A driver is behind bars after fleeing from a trooper during a traffic stop in Gallia County, Ohio.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested Larry C. Ferguson, 23, of Canal Winchester, about 11:30 Thursday morning.

Lt. Max Norris tells that a trooper pulled Ferguson over at the rest area off of U.S. 35 just after 7 a.m.

Norris says Ferguson then ran from the trooper, jumped a fence behind the rest area and then ran into some brush.

Ferguson was arrested after being spotted along Goetting Road.

He was charged with a traffic violation and resisting arrest.

Ferguson is being held in the Gallia County Jail.

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